Conservation

Celebrate Women in Conservation this Women’s History Month

NWF is celebrating Women’s History Month this March by recognizing women who have made a difference in protecting our wildlife and natural resources! Women are making an impact. But their contributions to wildlife conservation often go unrecognized.  Women are leaders […] Read more >

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Friends of Wildlife

Weekly News Roundup: President Obama Speaks for Wildlife and more

Who loves President Obama? The National Wildlife Federation loves President Obama! On Tuesday, February 24th, our beloved President took an enormous step forward in protecting our wildlife from climate disrupting tar sands oil by vetoing a bill that would have […] Read more >

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Global Warming

First U.S. Offshore Wind Turbines Fully Financed for 2015 Construction

2015 will be the year the United States begins constructing its first offshore wind turbines. This major milestone will set the stage for the largest and most scalable clean energy source waiting untapped right next to some of this country’s largest […] Read more >

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Gardening

Essential Wildlife Garden Elements to Engage Kids with Nature

Our children have the ability to connect with nature through individual exploration and imagination in our Certified Wildlife Habitat. I often enjoy watching my children playing outdoors and seeing what new things they discover and build such as a treasure-filled […] Read more >

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Get Involved

Five Tips for Nesting Box Success

As winter wanes and our thoughts turn to springtime, it’s time to think about nesting boxes for birds.  Many cavity nesting birds scout out and select nest sites starting in late February through May, so now is the time to begin making preparations. While […] Read more >

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Kids and Nature

It’s for the Birds! Certifying Baltimore as a Community Habitat

For years Baltimore has been known as Birdland and now, we can make it official. Baltimore plans to B’More Wild, and bird-friendly, by becoming certified as an NWF Community Wildlife Habitat®- the largest along the Chesapeake Bay. So what does […] Read more >

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Outdoor Activities

Who Goes There? Identifying Animal Tracks In Your Backyard

Are you eagerly awaiting the snowy season in order to take a peek at what critters have been scurrying through your backyard? Studying prints left by animals is an ancient activity that was first practiced by those who depended on […] Read more >

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Wildlife

Five Tips for Nesting Box Success

As winter wanes and our thoughts turn to springtime, it’s time to think about nesting boxes for birds.  Many cavity nesting birds scout out and select nest sites starting in late February through May, so now is the time to begin making preparations. While […] Read more >

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